Scientific Literature Reviews - February 2010

John S. Steinberg, DPM, Editor

The ACFAS’s Scientific Literature Reviews is a compilation of brief summaries of quality research from world-renowned medical journals, provided by podiatric residents from across the country.


February 2010

Simple Operative Management of Ingrown Toenail Using Bipolar Diathermy
Reviewed by:  Carla Benson, DPM

Use of vacuum-assisted closure and a dermal regeneration template as an alternative to flap reconstruction in pediatric grade IIIB open lower-extremity injuries. 
Reviewed by:  Mark S Co , DPM

The Efficacy of the Floor-Reaction Ankle-Foot Orthosis in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Reviewed by:  Gina M. DiPerna, DPM

Comparison of Two Intraoperative Assessment Methods for Injuries to the Ankle Syndesmosis: A Cadaveric Study
Reviewed by:  Ernesto Hernandez, DPM

Factors associated with amputation or graft occlusion one year after lower extremity bypass in Northern New England.
Reviewed by:  Jason Neufeld DPM

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